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Meadow Ridge Campground and Day Use Area
Meadow Ridge Campground and Day Use Area

Meadow Ridge Campground and Day Use Area

  • Meadow Ridge Campground is located less than 0.25 miles from Meadow Lake. During your stay at the campground, be sure to check out the Meadow Lake Picnic Area. The Picnic Area includes picnic tables and fire rings on both sides of the lake, plus a dock, boat ramp, and restroom on the western shoreline. The day use fee for the Picnic Area is waived for campground guests. Meadow Lake itself is located in a popular area for fishing, hunting, and OHV riding. The campground also provides an easy staging area for accessing numerous non-motorized trails in the southwest Flat Tops.

    Features

    • Fishing Fishing
    • Grills Grills
    • Hiking/Trekking Hiking/Trekking
    • Wildlife Watching Wildlife Watching

    Facilities

    Campground (20 total sites)

    Meadow Ridge Campground is located 35 miles north of New Castle via the Buford-New Castle Road (County/Forest Road 245). The campground offers 20 campsites, all of which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. These campsites are suitable for tent, RV, and trailer camping, with parking spurs of up to 50 feet in length.

    Facilities at the campground include picnic tables, fire grates, trash disposal, secure food storage, and vault toilets. The campground includes several handicap accessible sites.

    Day Use

    The Meadow Lake Picnic Area provides an outstanding location for relaxed recreation in a scenic setting. Amenities include picnic tables, fire rings and vault toilets on the lake's northwest and northeast shorelines. The picnic area on the west side also features a dock and a boat launch. The Meadow Lake and Meadow RidgeCampgrounds are both within walking distance of the Picnic Area. This is a fee use site, but fees are waived for campground guests.

    Meadow Lake itself is located in the southwest Flat Tops, and is a popular destination for fishing and boating. The Picnic Area also makes for a great stop after an adventure on one of the many motorized or non-motorized trails in the vicinity.